- President Nana Akufo-Addo turned 77 years old on Monday, March 29, 2021
- His birthday came at a time when he was in Spain attending a conference
- In celebration, Akufo-Addo received a Real Madrid jersey as a gift
- The jersey from Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez had Akufo-Addo's name written at the back
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has received a customised jersey of Real Madrid as a birthday gift.
President Akufo-Addo turned 77 years old on Monday, March 29, 2021, but he was not in Ghana to celebrate.
The president had left the country for a summit on Africa in Spain and had to mark the occasion of his new age in the European nation.
After the summit which was dubbed “Focus Africa 2023” Conference, Akufo-Addo held bilateral talks with Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.
It was after the talks that Prime Minister Sanchez gifted the replica jersey of Real Madrid to Akufo-Addo.
In photos shared on his social media pages, President Akufo-Addo was seen receiving the jersey which had his name 'Nana Addo' and his age '77' written at the back.
In another photo, Akufo-Addo showed the front side of the jersey. He was later seen sitting and smiling behind a table with a birthday cake.
Meanwhile, Akufo-Addo's wife, Rebecca, took to social media to wish him well on his birthday.
In the post sighted by YEN.com.gh, she wrote, "Happy Birthday Mr President. My mind dey for you."
Later, Second Lady Samira Bawumia extolled President Nana Akufo-Addo’s commitment to public service as he celebrated his 77th birthday.
In a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh, Mrs Bawumia described the septuagenarian Ghanaian president as a man of “bold vision, integrity and a passion to serve our dear nation.”
Mrs Bawumia’s message to the president generated a lot of reactions as others also took turns to wish the president well.
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